Bellevue State Park, DE

Bellevue Hall mansion commands a grand view of this historic estate, and its present form reflects alterations made by William du Pont, Jr. Mr. du Pont surrounded his home with the finest facilities: tennis courts, stables, gardens, and a picturesque pond, amid woodlands and fields...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Apr 22 2015   Later Dates

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Bellevue State Park Pavilion 125
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Bellevue State Park Picnic Area 65
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Overview

Description

Bellevue Hall mansion commands a grand view of this historic estate, and its present form reflects alterations made by William du Pont, Jr. Mr. du Pont surrounded his home with the finest facilities: tennis courts, stables, gardens, and a picturesque pond, amid woodlands and fields overlooking the Delaware River. The park was acquired by the State of Delaware in 1976.

Geography:

Small pond Bellevue Nature Preserve

Recreation:

1-1/8 mile fitness track with a Life Course
Catch-and-release fishing pond
Multi-use trails for walking, jogging and cycling
18-hole disc golf course
Outdoor ice skating

Facilities:

Bellevue Hall
Cauffiel House
Disc Golf Course
Fishing Pond
Tennis Center
3 Pavilions
2 Picnic Areas

Nearby Attractions:

Rockwood Museum
Brandywine Zoo
Brandywine Valley Atractions
DE Children’s Museum
Frawley Stadium (Home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks)

Booking Window

Pavilion

Tue Sep 23 2014 - Tue Sep 22 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Picnic Area

Tue Sep 23 2014 - Tue Sep 22 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Sun Dec 13 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Art & Museum
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Comfort Station
  • Firewood Sales
  • First Aid Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Horseshoes
  • Information Center
  • Jogging/Running
  • Meeting Hall
  • Nature Study
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Programs
  • Rent Bicycles
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Churches
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Medical Clinic
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Geological Formations
  • Golfing
  • Laundry
  • Motel
  • Restaurant
  • Rock Climbing
Within 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Antiquing
  • Arboretum
  • Auto Touring/Scenic Rtes
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Cultural Activities
  • Dock, Boat
  • Emergency Services
  • Fishing River
  • Gardens, Botanical Displ
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Mall
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museum
  • Musical Performances
  • Nature Center
  • Newspapers
  • River
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Town
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Winery Tours
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Cancellation Policy
  • A cancellation fee of $10 applies if cancellation occurs prior to 31 days before arrival date. Balance of payments will be refunded.
  • A cancellation fee of a one-day camping fee is charged if cancellation is within 30 days of arrival date; the balance of payment received will be refunded.
  • A cabin reservation carries a $35 cancellation fee; the balance of payment received will be refunded.
  • A reservation at the Cottages at Indian River Marina carries a cancellation fee of one-half of the total rental fee.
  • Early departures forfeit all balances.
  • No refunds will be given unless Delaware State Parks or the reservation call center is notified of the cancellation.
  • The park reserves the right to hold a campsite, cabin or yurt for no more than 24 hours after a customer's expected arrival date; after that time, the reservation will be cancelled. The park must receive notice of the late arrival to hold the reservation after the designated arrival time.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jan 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
Picnic Area $75.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 13 2015
Picnic Area $75.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.78278, -75.50056
39°46'58"N, 75°30'2"W

From the North:
Take I-95 south to exit #9 Marsh Road. At base of ramp is a traffic signal, turn left onto Marsh Rd. At first traffic signal, turn left again onto Carr Rd. Park entrance is 0.9 miles on the right.

From the South:
Take I-95 north to exit #9 Marsh Road. At base of exit ramp, turn left onto Carr Rd. Go straight through traffic signal. Park entrance is 0.9 miles on the right.
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Take I-495 north to exit #4 Edgemoor. Bear right on ramp. At first intersection, turn right onto Edgemoor Rd. At 4th traffic signal (0.8 miles), turn right onto Marsh Rd. At 3rd traffic signal (1.3 miles), turn right onto Carr Rd. Park entrance is 0.9 miles on the right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington  DE  19809

Phone Number:

Project Office: (302)761-6963
Additional Information